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UPDATE II: Multiple Shootings Involving Multiple Victims at Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road

Published April 29, 2017


At least one person was killed and four others hurt after authorities said two suspects drove around in a vehicle opening fire in the Pico Rivera, Whittier and La Mirada areas Saturday afternoon.

The victim, a man, was found near Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road around 4 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

At least two people were shot and in stable condition, according to officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s La Mirada station.

Authorities said two people were shot and injured in Whittier and two were wounded in La Mirada. Their conditions, ages and genders were unknown.

The situation appeared to be connected to a carjacking that happened around 3 p.m. in Pico Rivera, authorities said.

Authorities said the suspects opened fire in the area of Santa Gertudes Avenue and Imperial Highway.

Biola University sent out an alert to students, saying there was no impact to the campus but for the community to be careful.

The suspects were described as a man and woman in a green SUV. The suspects’ vehicle was located in Mayberry Park in Whittier about 3 miles away from the Biola University campus.

Eastbound lanes on La Mirada Boulevard were closed during the investigation.

The investigation was ongoing.

Authorities in Southern California say they’re searching for an armed man who carjacked a woman’s SUV before shooting and killing one person and injuring three others.

Officials said there are at least four victims, CBS Los Angeles reports, and authorities have now confirmed one of the shooting victims has died.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are en route to Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road, La Mirada, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There are additional shootings in the surrounding areas involving multiple victims. The number of victims, as well as their conditions are unknown at this time.

There is no additional information available at this time, and the investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

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